Getting a director of engineering job.

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How did you get your start doing director of engineering work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

Joseph Bandak

87 months ago

I started working in 1988 as a assisting Derector of engineering . to 1991, move to the Carlisle in San Francisco to year 1997 as a Building Manager, and a housekeeping supervisor in the same time, to year 1997 and was asked to work in San Francisco Towers since then to year 2004 as a Diredtor of engineering,and a fire safety Director, Was hired as a Derector of Engineering until now in Brookdale Senior Living community in Redwood City .

Joseph Bandak

87 months ago

I already metioned the history

any in New Delhi, India

85 months ago

what about the question on particular educational background/qualifications needed for this job?

Lopez in Dublin, Ireland

85 months ago

I am not certain what this is all about.. and why has the "reply" not been edited for the poor grammar and English?

Dragon in Pompano Beach, Florida

84 months ago

A background in Engineering, Facilities management and a solid understanding of mechanical systems, HVAC, fire alarms and life safety are the basic requirements.
I carry a number of licenses, am HVAC certified and factory trained, have over 30 years in the industry and still learn new things daily.
The industry is leaning towards "Green: services which equates to energy conservation, non volatile cleaning and paint supplies and many other things.

I would suggest you have at least:
Basic administration skills
Basic HR knowledge
Computer skills
Knowledge in
Mechanical systems
general maintenance
Elevator operation
Life safety support systems
Pools and spas
Electrical systems and lighting
Motor control systems
Cooling Towers
interior and exterior finishes
general landscape for the region
customer services

Got the idea, it takes decades to make the Grade.
Preventive Maintenance programs

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